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Are Parasites Making You Fat and Tired?

The epidemic that can trigger weight gain, hinder digestion and zap energy. Over 20 years ago, the Chief of Pathobiology at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Peter Weina, PhD, FACP, told me, “we have a tremendous parasite problem right here in the United States—it’s just not being identified.” And that assertion couldn’t be truer today. A focus of my work since my book Guess What Came to Dinner? Parasites Read More

My Healthy Picks for [Otherwise Decadent] Mother’s Day Gifts

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Mother’s Day is around the corner, let’s honor ALL the women in our lives who are nurturing, brave, and strong! These healthy Mother’s Day gift ideas are a great place to start… My mother, Edith, was a true “woman of valor” who, in her younger day, was an off-Broadway actress who taught me how to read by sharing her scripts with me. Later in life, she became a teacher and Read More

Taking Care of Our Elders

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Keep your freedom – age well and live at home into your “golden years” with these helpful hacks. We tend to be complacent as long as everyone is functioning well. But no one thinks they’ll get sick until they get sick, or become injured until they fall. If you can foresee potential problems and head them off with these safety and wellness hacks while things are status quo, you can Read More

The Eyes Have It: Natural Eye Remedies You’ve Never Heard Of

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The eyes are windows to more than just the soul. Nutrient deficiencies show up as some of the most commonly diagnosed diseases of the eye. From cataracts to dry eyes, your body is giving you signals of missing minerals and vitamins through these prevalent eye problems. Help your eyes age gracefully and stay healthy naturally, avoid surgery and even blindness with these simple nutrition-based eye remedies. Cataracts Cataracts are one Read More

Are Your Feet Killing You? Understanding Common Foot Problems

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Your feet have a lot to tell you about your overall health. How many times do you say, “I need to get off my aching feet” and then forget about them? It’s so important to pay attention to common foot problems and have a firm foundation underneath you. Look down at your feet. Those small appendages are supporting the weight of your entire body. That’s no easy task, and the Read More

10 Ways to Avoid Insulin Resistance

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Avoiding insulin resistance and keeping blood sugar stable are just as key to our health as supporting the thyroid (which I discussed in my last blog). Insulin, one of our premier fat promoting hormones, is a response to overconsumption of carbohydrates including sugar without enough fiber or fat. So, what can you do to get a grip on your insulin levels to enhance weight loss and prevent fat gain? Try Read More

Thyroid Toxins Hidden in Plain Sight

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Detox your thyroid to recharge your energy and boost your metabolism. Thyroid is a big deal. In fact, the latest issue of Woman’s World magazine ran this eye-catching headline: “THYROID DETOX, Boost Metabolism 53%! Lose 15 lbs in 14 days!” So, it’s clear that thyroid is linked to weight loss and a whole host of other issues. Let’s take a closer look. Over 21 billion pounds of toxic chemicals are Read More

Is Your Coffee Toxic?

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Is your coffee an antioxidant-rich superfood or is it overloaded with toxins? I was thrilled to add coffee to my new QuickStart program for its fat-burning weight loss effects. Powerful antioxidants like chlorogenic acid are especially good for women over 40, with its cholesterol lowering, insulin stabilizing, and heart protective effects (read more here). But as the feedback has poured in from thousands who were as excited as I’ve been Read More

Did You Miss The Last QuickStart? Don’t Worry—Our Spring QuickStart Rolls Out On Monday!

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You may remember that earlier this month we announced the arrival of our soon-coming Spring QuickStart! You can check out that announcement HERE. Guess what-Monday is the day! That’s right, follow your holiday weekend with your own Spring QuickStart and begin building your bridge to a Radical Metabolism NOW! There’s no better time to start slimming down for summer than RIGHT NOW–Spring has sprung, everything is new and fresh. Change Read More

5G — The Invisible Threat Coming Soon to Your Neighborhood

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5G is the next big thing when it comes to wireless networks. It can handle one thousand times more traffic than today’s networks and is ten times faster than 4G LTE. Just think – you’ll be able to download an HD movie in under one second! Things we can’t yet imagine will be possible with a network this powerful. What’s not to love? The radiation! Wireless radiation is harmful. The Read More